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De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres by  Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa - First Edition - 1533 - from Minotavros Books (SKU: 001424)

De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres

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De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres

by Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius

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  • hardcover
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[Cologne?]: [Johannes Solter], 1533. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to [190.5mm x 311.15mm]. First Edition containing all three works. Full leather binding with gilt device on front and rear board. Red morocco spine label and raised bands. In custom made slipcase with image of title page mounted on front. [12] CCLXII. A woodcut portrait of Agrippa on title page. Includes charts with astrological symbols, planetary and elemental sigils, and pentagram and cabalistic images. With seven woodcut figures depicting celestial influences and properties of the human body. An early ownership inscription of M. de Fromantin on front free endpaper and repeated on title page, faded. Bibliographic notes written in French to the verso of front free endpaper. Sporadic stains to pages. Two small tears to bottom corners of p. cxlii, and cxlvii, text unaffected. Light rubbing to boards. Slight cracking at joints, with small chip to spine head. Otherwise a very good copy of this influential work of magical thinking during the renaissance, which contributed to philosophical thought and occultism in the West. Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa [1486-1535] was a German polymath and soldier, who studied theology, medicine and law. Agrippa wrote De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres between 1509 and 1510 while studying with humanist, cryptographer and magician Johannes Trithemius [1462-1516], to which he dedicated his first draft. Divided into three books concerning natural magic, celestial magic, and ceremonial ritual magic, Agrippa's De Occulta Philosophia influenced later occultists including astrologer and occult philosopher John Dee [1527-1608].

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Bookseller
Minotavros Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
001424
Title
De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres
Author
Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
[Johannes Solter]
Place of Publication
[Cologne?]
Date published
1533
Keywords
Ceremonial Magic, Ritual Magic, Elemental Magic, Occult, Libri Tres, Occult Philosophy, Esoteric, Pentagram, Grimoire, Renaissance, 16th Century
Bookseller catalogs
Religion; Occult; New Age; Witchcraft; Theology;

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device
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title page
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spine label
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